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might grated from, say, california, texas, new mexico, because of job opportunities in arizona over the last decade or so. but that's not unlike perhaps the white population, too. it's very hard to find native arizonans. so, a lot of the people there are transplants from elsewhere and i think that explains a lot as to why the latino voters are still the sleeping giant in arizona. we saw them surge in new mexico and of course colorado and nevada, but in arizona they're still asleep some people ask why. i think in part it's because they have not established rooting, the roots in the community like in, say, california or texas. >> go into the numbers a little bit. what percentage of the population -- we heard the percentage of electorate. give us a sense of the percentage of the population, what they -- growth rate, expansion. >> in arizona, approximately one-third of the population are hispanic background. but when we take into consideration the qualifications to vote, the voting age population, only have 25% eligible to vote in terms of being over 18. but of that population, one-thir
of national drug control policy and council for former representative of california. please join me in welcoming my colleague mike frank. mike? [applause] >> hello to everybody at heritage, good afternoon, and there are two types of people in washington. those who really enjoy detailed discussion about senate procedure, and those who don't. welcome. i can see which category you fit into. we have a great panel today to discuss something that's become more and more important moving forward, especially in the current nature of congress where the lines seem to be more and more stark and obvious than as any time as i've been in washington. we have four experts discussing the developments in --cepsbly the filibuster, but the discussion will touch on other areas of senate procedure and precedent, and you'll see a distinction between the two, senate rules and senate precedence on the other. you'll hear from four individuals who have a depth of experience in these matters that, i think, is unrivaled in the city. i'll introduce them briefly so they can turn it over to the discussion. i'll lea
and democratic representative lynn woolsey of california. we will also show you a tribute in the u.s. house to outgoing caliber and california members of cameras.. join us at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. later a look at the dodd-frank law and regulations. >> this is c-span3 with politics and public affairs programming throughout the week. and every weekend, 40 hours a people and events ,-com,-com ma telling the american story on american history tv. get schedules in the past programs our website. you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >> tomorrow a draft constitution by mohammed morsi. it would expand his constitutional powers. supporters and opponents of president mohammed morsi. next, we'll talk about developments in the country and security throughout the region with an expert on the muslim brotherhood and a former israeli ambassador to egypt. this is an hour and a half. >> looking at the political competition with the egyptian and the egyptian society, what is likely to be the outcome, not just of the referendum, but the next step in the next several steps in this ongoi
health caucus, tim murphy of pennsylvania and grace napolitano of california talk about the government's role in funding mental-health services in the united states. >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a great place. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis in i think i have little antennas that pointed out to tell me when somebody has their own agenda. >> i think they serve as a window on the past to what was going on with american women. >> she becomes the chief confidant. she is really the only one in the world who can be trusted. >> many of the women who were first ladies were writers. a lot of them were writers. they wrote books. >> they are, in many cases, i think more interesting as human beings than their husbands are. if only because they are not first and foremost defined and limited by political ambition. >> dolly was socially adept and politically savvy. >> dolly madison loved every minute of it. monroe absolutely hated it. >> you know, y
seems to be much of a california republican, a completely different instinct than justice scalia. justice scalia was i remember a meeting of those opinions and it is just such a stark divide because kennedy spoke about the importance of giving respect and dignity to gay and lesbians, that their relationships deserve the dignity of the relationships. it is such a sympathetic portrayal in so much in line the importance of relationships for gay couples. he said this is not a case. -- sex case. this is about religion. justice calleja sort of cut through the air with the strong dissent. i wanted to mention that he did make this point, don't be fooled by what anyone tells you. this is going to be about marriage, about same-sex marriage. to that extent, justice calleja's prediction has turned out to be largely correct, has meant in the year since then? >> guest: is quite possible. we'll see what the court does it marriage case if it takes the marriage case, which it has discretion to decide about. he did say that the court had taken out the constitutional substructure, the basic underly
be a recipe for more regulation. >> what impact if any do you think the changes in california in their method for electing congressional representatives will have and -- >> are you talking about the redistricting? >> democrat versus democrat and republican versus republican? >> if i understand you right, there was a kind of bipartisan commission that redesigned the redistricting. i actually did a story for the "atlantic monthly" on redistricting and it mentions this thing. the belief by many politicians is that there is no such thing as a bipartisan or nonpartisan board and points to the california commission is a failed experiment because the democrats have managed the influence of tame but probe publica would suggest tends to influence a lot of these commissions. having said that there are a number of other states in the u.s. but do have bipartisan redistricting and just for what it's worth the reason why it's a failing topic is i'm often asked, if this is the worst congress ever or now but we wish congress would need, what would be the solution? there aren't many of them a come to mind. th
into california and promised to take her back there. to answer a question directly were somewhat unstable. not that their marriage is necessarily unstable, but it chasseurs unstable and they never knew where they were coming next. so it was a rocky road. >> host: on the kenya side of the family where did the obama clan began? >> guest: at the obama clan began in sudan several hundred years ago. but i start the story in the small village of canady on in the southeast of the major city of their hymnbook recalled that will land. it's a very poor part of kenya. it's worth a luo tribe dissenters come the second second or third car chase. luo are about the same and that's where the obama sound themselves. >> host: on the president's paternal side, who are his grandparents? gusto his grandfather was born in the late 1800s and was in the first wave of luo to be westernized. the adventists had come to western kenya. his famous and not not do at that point from the seventh@and another race became sort of inculcated into the b
for everybody else. that was his life. i yield the floor. >> senator from california. >> mr. president, i want to associate myself with remarks made by my eloquent colleague, senator durbin, and the remarks made by senator reid and all of those who come to the floor to praise a one of a kind senator, an extraordinary human being. my friend, dan inouye. you know, i was telling senator lieberman when the senate put on a little retirement dinner for our retiring senators, including senator lieberman. there was senator inouye, and we looked back, it was only two weeks ago, mr. president. you know he couldn't have been strong. he wasn't well. but he came to that dinner. he sat at that table. because of his respect for the individual senators and for this institution, and the love he had for them and for this institution. as for me, i will miss danny's voice, his big heart, his self-efacing manner, and his integrity and his patriotism. i will just say a couple of things. over the years we all worked together on so many issues-with dan. i worked on bringing a state-of-the-art, first ever, comprehensi
or california at this point in my life, but it was a great experience, and it's a great sport, and america loves it, and there are a lot of kids that look up to the people that engage, and to mr. butkus and others and playing the roughest sports around, the public enjoys it, but we have to send the right message to the youth. mr. chairman, ranking members, and the five teching here today, i appreciate your passion and willingness to tough on the issue, the importance of the issue that we in the country and others don't go down the wrong direction. i do i want to make sure, though, that we inform the public of the distinction between the synthetic human growth hormone injections that artificially raise hormone levels keeping them unnaturally elevated for a period of time, versus, perhaps, a dietary supplement that produces optimum levels of relief that flows tots body's natural rhythms, and i think the testimony here today does reflect in part the distinction of the human growth hormones and the other more natural levels of hgs, and, in fact, there is a company in my state of utah that wants to
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